CSX announces executive promotions

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — CSX Transportation has named Mark Wallace as executive vice president, sales and marketing, with Diana Sorfleet replacing Wallace as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Sorfleet had been chief human resources officer.

Kevin Boone, who previously reported to Wallace, will continue as vice president corporate affairs and chief investor relations officer, and will assume responsibility for corporate communications, reporting to President and CEO James M. Foot.

Wallace began his railroad career at Canadian National in 1995, eventually becoming chief of staff to president and CEO Hunter Harrison. He followed Harrison to Canadian Pacific in 2012, and joined CSX in March 2017.

Sorfleet joined CSX in June 2011. She is a member of the Conference Board’s Chief Human Resources Officers Council and has served on the boards of several non-profit organization. She was recognized in 2016 by Black Enterprise as one of the most influential, highest-ranking executives leading diversity initiatives among major companies.

Boone has worked in the finance industry for more than 15 years including investment banking at Merrill Lynch and equity research at Morgan Stanley. Before joining CSX, he worked as a senior equity research analyst at Janus Capital, covering the industrial and transportation sectors.

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